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Hypatia 18.2 (2003) 240-244

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Annette Arkeketa is Otoe-Missouria and Muscogee Creek. She is a poet, playwright, educator, and community activist. She has published a book of poetry entitled The Terms of a Sister (1997). Arkeketa's play Hokti (1998) earned her the Writer of the Year Award for Playwriting in 1998 from the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers. The play is included in Stories of our Way: An Anthology of Indian Plays (1999), a UCLA American Indian Studies Center publication. Her play Ghost Dance will be published this fall in Keepers of the Morning Star: An Anthology of Native Women's Theater, by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center and is scheduled for production by the Tulsa Indian Actors' Workshop in 2001. Arkeketa participates in and conducts multiple writers' workshops and seminars and is involved in numerous community activities. She serves as a Second Circle Board member for Atlatl and as a Caucus Board member for the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers. She also serves as President for the Native American Student Association and the Literary Guild at Texas A & M University, Corpus Christi.

Lynne S. Arnault is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Le Moyne College, where she is a founding member of the Women's Studies Program and serves as its director. Her teaching and research are focused in ethics, moral psychology, and social philosophy. She is currently working on a manuscript for a book that explores the meaning and moral force of cruelty. (

Ana Mariella Bacigalupo is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at SUNY Buffalo. She has written extensively about Mapuche women and machi, Mapuche shamans. Dr. Bacigalupo's first book La Voz del Kultrun en la Modernidad: Tradición y Cambio en la Terapéutica de Siete Machi (2001) was published by the Universidad Católica de Chile press. She is currently a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow at the Program for Latin America at Princeton University completing another book titled Shamans of the Cinnamon Tree: Gender, Sexuality and Healing Among the Chilean Mapuche. (

Thomas Brudholm is a Ph.D. student at The Danish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies & Danish Pedagogical University. His Ph.D. project focuses on moral issues of responsibility and accountability arising in the aftermath of genocide. ( [End Page 240]

M. A. Jaimes *Guerrero is a Native woman and Mestiza author, scholar, activist, novelist, and poet. Born in Arizona, she is a BIA-certified American Indian, among the San Capistrano California Mission Indians (Juaneno/Acjachemen), as well as an unenrolled Yaqui/Opata with Mexican and American ancestry. Since 1995, she has been in her faculty position as a tenured associate professor in the College of Humanities, Women's Studies, at San Francisco State University; she also has taught for American Indian Studies, for the College of Ethnic Studies there. Her best-known work is as the editor and contributor to the award-winning seminal text, titled The State of Native America (September 1992). Jaimes*Guerrero is also well published in academic journals, for both feminist/womanist (for example, UCLA's American Indian Culture and Research Journal). She is presently working on several publication projects, including "Red Warrior Women," that profiles Native American women as "Exemplars of Indigenism in 'Native Womanism'" in a dialogue format. She is working on a manuscript, tentatively titled: "Global Genocide: An Indigenous Response to Biocolonialism for a Native Bioethics on the Impact of the Human Genome Diversity Project," as a text that will include targeted African and Asian populations as well as in the Americas. In addition, she is working on a collection of her poetry and political prose, titled Native Genesis, as well as a first novel set in San Francisco.

Kim Q. Hall is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Appalachian State University. She is the coeditor (with Chris J. Cuomo) of Whiteness: Feminist Philosophical Reflections (1999). She is currently coediting a special issue of the NWSA Journal on Feminist Disability Studies and completing a book titled Writing with a Woman in Mind. (

Sheridan Hough received her Ph...


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